Dr. Avery L. Buchholz, MD

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Dr. Avery L. Buchholz, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

(843) 792-2300

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As a physician my goal is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for patients with neurological disorders that are amenable to...   Read More

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    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Critical Care Neurosurgery
    • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
    • Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Neurological Trauma Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis

    Procedures Performed

    • Disc Replacement
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery

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      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 2010

    • Internship Hospital
      Medical University Of South Carolina

      Completed in 2011

    • Residency Hospital
      Medical University Of South Carolina Department Of Neurosurgery-Current Resident Until 2017

      Completed in 2014

    • Undergraduate School
      The Citadel, Military College Of South Carolina

      Graduated in 2003

    • Other Education
      University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine and Public Health. Mph

      Completed in 2010

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Buchholz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Buchholz's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Buchholz

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    Dr. Buchholz's Care Philosophy

    As a physician my goal is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for patients with neurological disorders that are amenable to surgical intervention. I will stay ahead of the standards of care worldwide in all aspects of neurosurgery, and make patients and their loved ones feel like they are heard, understood, and cared for.